Eclipse editor performance has been getting incredibly sluggish for me. Scrolling a few lines can take 30 seconds, and typing text can take several seconds per character. It's driving me nuts, and seems to effect all the plugins (basic text editor, PyDev, XML Schema editor, Java, etc). How do I fix this?
I read about modifying my eclipse.ini to increase available memory parameters. I have 8 GB of total system memory, and even with Eclipse really dragging, I find not even half of my memory is in use.
My current eclipse.ini is:
-startup plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_1.2.0.v20110502.jar --launcher.library plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.gtk.linux.x86_64_1.1.100.v20110505 -showsplash org.eclipse.platform --launcher.XXMaxPermSize 1024m --launcher.defaultAction openFile -vmargs -Xms1024m -Xmx1024m -Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=1.6
Note, most are the defaults and all I specifically added was
Are there any problems with my configuration? What else can I do to increase performance?